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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
John Carr

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Date of birth: 27th March 1917
Place of birth: Trimdon Grange, County Durham, England
Parents: Robert and Annie Carr
Wife: Mary Carr
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 100455
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

John was born on 27th March 1917 in Trimdon Grange, County Durham to Robert and Annie Carr. He was raised in Trimdon Grange (though his parents later moved to Buston Street, Newcastle) and had worked in the Wheatley Hill Colliery before joining the Navy in 1939.

He was the husband of Mary Carr, of 28 Byron Terrace, Shotton Colliery, County Durham. Together they had two children. John was 24 years old at the time of his loss.

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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

John's name is in Column 1 of Panel 56.

Detail of John's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Irene Gray (photo & information taken from 31st May 1941 "Newcastle Evening Chronicle," July 2017)